News for 10/24/18

District Playoffs for the Longhorns

The Thunder Ridge Longhorns, coached by Joel Struckhoff, Blane Hrabe, and Dillon Coomes, are in the playoffs for the first time since 2012, when they achieved State Runner-Up status. Eagle radio out of Hays, 101.9 the Bull, will be radio broadcasting this Thunder Ridge vs. Dighton playoff game Thursday night, October 25th. Kickoff starts at 6:00pm in Dighton. Tune in to listen if you can’t make the trip and cheer on the Longhorns from home! Good Luck boys!

Lady Longhorns named Regional Champs on Tuesday, October 16th at Almena.

Front row (l-r): Kenda Reimer, Iva Rust, Madelyn Davis, Layne Pettijohn, Elizabeth Hardacre, Jaden Boden, Raini Hrabe, Brennan Kirchhoff. Back row (l-r): Ivy Corbett, Jadeyn Bice, Brittany Atchison, Matilyn Riley, Raegan Boden, Mariah Stauffer.

Lady Longhorns named Sub-state Runners-Up

Class 1A Regional Volleyball took place last Tuesday, October 16th, at Northern Valley-Almena. The Lady Longhorns beat Logan, winning in 2 sets; 25-15, 25-17. Almena beat Downs-Lakeside to move on to the next round, so it was Thunder Ridge versus Northern Valley. The Lady Longhorns won in 2 sets; 25-15, 25-21, claiming the Regional Championship title. After earning the Regional Championship at Almena, on Tuesday, October 16th, the Lady Longhorns advanced to Sub-state play. They traveled to Ransom on Saturday, October 20th, for the Sub-state Volleyball Tournament. The ladies triumphed over Dighton, winning in 2 sets; 25-21, 25-20. In the final round, they faced off against Otis-Bison. Sadly, they fell short, losing in 2 sets; 25-16, 27-25. The Lady Longhorns were named Sub-state Runners-up and ended the season with a record of 34-4. Congrats to the Lady Longhorns on a terrific season.